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Laster Orthodontics Blog

It is our goal to provide each and every patient the best possible orthodontic care and customer service we can. We want you to enjoy your orthodontic treatment journey from the moment you walk through our front doors. We've developed this blog as a resource for our future and existing patients to learn about orthodontics, our practice, and to get the best advice on developing and maintaining their perfect smile.

04 Aug 2020

How to correct an overbite

An overbite is a common problem among both children and adults. In fact, research shows that almost 20% of children and 13% of adults have a significant overbite.  read on

16 Jul 2020

What do Rubber Bands do for Braces?

Anyone who has had braces is familiar with the small rubber bands that are used during the course of treatment. Sometimes these aren’t patients’ favorite because they occasionally have a strong pull o...  read on

Can you get Invisible Aligners with Missing Teeth?

Invisible aligners help in a variety of situations where the teeth need to be repositioned, and they can even assist with filling in missing teeth. If you have one or more missing teeth, not only can ...  read on

23 Jun 2020

Always Wear Your Retainer Day and Night

We get it: you’ve had braces for years or aligners for months and you’re excited about getting them removed – the last thing you want to do is wear another orthodontic appliance.  read on

15 Jun 2020

Clear Braces or Clear Aligners? How do you Decide?

People who wish to align their teeth without being obvious about it have traditionally only had one method available to them. Clear braces provided (and still provide) the aligning effects of braces w...  read on

15 Mar 2020

Clear Aligners from a Traditional Orthodontist

Do you want to straighten your teeth but aren’t fond of having a mouth full of metal, not eating certain foods for up to two years and having to spend 15 to 20 minutes cleaning around brackets and wir...  read on

14 Of The Best Clear Aligner Hacks

Do you want to straighten your teeth invisibly while reducing costs and treatment time? The Laster Perfect Smile System may be a great option for you. These teeth straightening aligners are designed t...  read on

18 Feb 2020

What Are Perfect Teeth Supposed to Look Like?

You know you want a gorgeous smile and perfect teeth, but what do perfect teeth really look like? Maybe you’ve been sent to an orthodontist because your dentist said your bite is off. But what does th...  read on

05 Feb 2020

Aligners or Braces for Crossbite?

Like many other bite-related problems, a crossbite is common and can be easily treated in patients of any age. Beyond leaving you feeling uncomfortable with the look of your smile, a crossbite may als...  read on

Can Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Do you have an overbite that is affecting your appearance, your speech and your ability to properly chew food? At Laster Orthodontics, Dr. Laster, provides affordable treatment options for preteens, t...  read on